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Letter to the Editor: Jeff Judd on outdoor testing at Chilocco

After careful consideration of the captioned subject, I conclude that your plan to simulate a chemical attack on the premises of Chilocco Indian School is ill-conceived. The communities of Arkansas City, KS and Newkirk, OK are aligned squarely against this test. We don’t want this in our back yard. If […]

Sanitation shifts to three-day schedule next week due to Thanksgiving

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices Nov. 23-24 in observance of Thanksgiving. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s […]

Planning Commission approves first step toward Compass Point housing

Planning Commission approves first step toward Compass Point housing

The Arkansas City Planning Commission voted 4-0 on Nov. 14 to approve a preliminary plat of Compass Point Addition, a new housing subdivision. If the project moves forward, it could result in 54 new homes, targeted to moderate-income families, being constructed west of MeadowWalk Apartments and south of Skyline Road […]

Letter to the Editor from Richard Schneider: Appoint Michael Bergagnini

The votes are in, the citizens of Cowley County have spoken and now it is time for the Cowley College Board of Trustees to act. We re-elected three incumbents — Ned Graham, Bob Juden and Brian Sanderholm — to the board, and added to their number former county commissioner Gary […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center to open Direct Primary Care clinic

South Central Kansas Medical Center is planning to bring a new concept in health and wellness to Cowley County through a new clinic that will open in January 2018. The clinic will be located on the medical center campus and is offered through a partnership with Revere Healthcare Solutions (RHS) […]

Robert Brown Theatre packs them in for performances of Mary Poppins

Cowley College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department performed Disney’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, to large audiences Nov. 9-11 inside the Robert Brown Theatre. The performance was directed and choreographed by theater director Cara Kem. “Mary […]

Legacy Foundation seeking nominations for 2017 Spirit of Humanity Award

The Legacy Regional Community Foundation Board of Directors announced during the 20th anniversary celebration in October 2016 that each year, the Foundation will recognize an individual or group for inspiring the vision of Legacy through his or her leadership and action. Community members are encouraged to nominate individuals or groups that embody […]

Miss Ark City Katie DiVall honored as October Soroptimist Girl of the Month

Katie DiVall has been selected as the Soroptimist Girl of the Month for October. She is the daughter of Kenny and Melissa DiVall. Katie DiVall currently is ranked No. 1 in her graduating class with a 4.0 grade-point average. She has lettered in academics while participating in band the past […]

Dockings earn Ambassador Award; Harader-Pate named Young Achiever

A large crowd of Cowley College donors were treated to a night of dinner and music at the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet Nov. 9 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event had generous support from CPA Solutions LLC and The Trust Company of Kansas, which both have […]

Southwestern again ranked as top Kansas school by Washington Monthly

WINFIELD — For the second consecutive year, Washington Monthly magazine has recognized Southwestern College as a top-10 value in higher education in its college rankings issue. In the 2017 issue, the magazine ranks SC seventh in the Midwest Region as a “Best Bang for the Buck College.” Washington Monthly’s methodology […]